The school has excellent transport links with busses, over ground trains and tube stations nearby, parking is also available on site.
Our client school is a mixed 11-18 school. The School operates within an equal opportunities policy which emphasises a positive education for boys and girls and members of all communities. We are a School of around 120 teaching staff members and 40 support staff, with over 1200 students; including around 300 in the sixth form each year.
There are seventeen members of teaching staff in the Science department with four technicians. There is one dedicated Chemistry technician and four teachers of Chemistry. The department is well resourced in well-equipped and recently refurbished teaching laboratories. The office space and prep room areas allow for an excellent working environment, allowing closer work with other members of the Science department.
The Chemistry department is very successful, being one of the most popular A-Level choices and maintaining excellence each year through the achievement of its students.
Job descriptions are subject to review and amendment.
Main Purpose of Role:
*To support the Head of Chemistry, Science and SLT in meeting whole school priorities and realising the School's shared vision.
*To delivering well-prepared, high quality and engaging lessons across all key stages.
*To ensure that all students make good progress in line with the School's expectations.
*To fulfil the duties and expectations of a member of staff at the School.
Teaching and Learning
*Teach at the times and places as designated by the School timetable.
*Teach students using a variety of teaching and learning strategies, ensuring that lessons are stimulating, differentiated and delivered at pace.
*Be responsible and accountable for the learning and progress of every student taught.
*Set homework for all students according to the homework timetable and ensure that this is marked and recorded in line with School policies.
*Assess regularly using the School policy, record these assessments when and where appropriate and ensure that AFL practice within the classroom allows all students to make good progress.
*Write a formal report at least once a year for every student taught and provide grades as and when directed by the School's assessment policy.
*To contribute to department planning for learning, this includes writing schemes of work or long-term plans and creating and sharing resources.
About the Department
*Year on year 100% pass rate for A2 Chemistry
*Over 65% of A2 students achieve A*-B grades
*GCSE Chemistry 90% of students achieved 3 levels of progress or above; 65% achieved 4 levels of progress or above
*Uptake at A level remains very high with a large proportion of students going on to read Chemistry or Chemistry related degrees; of these quite a few apply to Oxbridge
*Department consists of four full time Chemistry specialists and has an excellent full time Chemistry technician
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To be considered for this Chemistry position you will need:
*QTS status or equivalent (overseas teachers will be considered)
*Enhanced DBS or Overseas Police Checks if necessary
*An updated CV with employment History and updated references
*A legal right to work in the UK (This school can offer sponsorship)
Click Apply now to be considered for this amazing opportunity as a Maths teacher at this Outstanding Hertfordshire school or for more information about the role please call John Sandford on or email
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